Beat Club ’72 – more footage!

Beat Club ’72 – more footage!

One of the great pieces of footage showing the band at full throttle is their performance of I’m Gonna Booglarize You Baby on the German TVRead More

Victor Hayden – memorial fundraiser

Victor Hayden – memorial fundraiser

Victor Hayden’s longtime friend Pamela Des Barres has set up a GoFundMe fundraiser to help pay for Victor’s funeral and memorial. If you are willing toRead More

Captain Beefheart Discography: Beefheart Covers Collection – Part 8

Captain Beefheart Discography: Beefheart Covers Collection – Part 8

That Petrol Emotion Hot Head 1988 UK 12″ Cellophane / Think of a Woman / Hot Head on Virgin Records VST 1116 see also Fast ‘n’ BulbousRead More

Captain Beefheart Discography: Beefheart Covers Collection – Part 7

Captain Beefheart Discography: Beefheart Covers Collection – Part 7

  Sacred Cowboys Click Clack 2008 Australia CD Nailed to the Cross 1982-85 on Savage Beat/Loaded Skull Discs SB/LSD001 This track was only released as partRead More

Captain Beefheart Discography: Beefheart Covers Collection – Part 6

Captain Beefheart Discography: Beefheart Covers Collection – Part 6

Native & Silencers ZigZag Wanderer 1995 French CD Duos Taratata on Barclay 529509-2 A compilation album of material played on the French TV show ‘Taratata’. It looksRead More

Captain Beefheart Discography: Beefheart Covers Collection – Part 5

Captain Beefheart Discography: Beefheart Covers Collection – Part 5

Mark Lanegan Band Clear Spot 2003 US CDEP Here Comes That Weird Chill (Methamphetamine Blues, Extras & Oddities) on Beggars Banquet Records Ex-Screaming Trees and Queens OfRead More

Captain Beefheart Discography: Beefheart Covers Collection – Part 4

Captain Beefheart Discography: Beefheart Covers Collection – Part 4

Alvin Youngblood Hart Ice Rose 1998 US CD Territory on Hannibal HNCD1431 In an interview with Down Beat magazine (September 2003) Hart said:- Beefheart is a majorRead More

Captain Beefheart Discography: Beefheart Covers Collection – Part 3

Captain Beefheart Discography: Beefheart Covers Collection – Part 3

Terry Edwards & The Scapegoats Ice Cream For Crow 2000 UK 7″ Ice Cream For Crow/ Tailgating on Damaged Goods Records DAMGOOD146 2000 UK CD Large DoorRead More

Captain Beefheart Discography: Beefheart Covers Collection – Part 2

Captain Beefheart Discography: Beefheart Covers Collection – Part 2

C Cat Trance Orange Claw Hammer 2005 UK CD Karadara – Best Of on Cherry Red Records CDMRED280 This cover was recorded some time ago byRead More

Steve
5 Jan
No Tags
Captain Beefheart Discography: Beefheart Covers Collection – Part 1

Captain Beefheart Discography: Beefheart Covers Collection – Part 1

The 012 Blabber ‘n’ Smoke 1981 UK tape White Patterns On Her Dress on Funky Weird Tapes FW001 19?? UK vinyl Various Artists : We Couldn’t AgreeRead More

Victor Hayden RIP

Victor Hayden RIP

“That’s right, The Mascara Snake!” The Radar Station was saddened to hear that Victor Hayden (aka The Mascara Snake) had died on 7th December 2018. HisRead More

Strictly Personal – 50 year anniversary

Strictly Personal – 50 year anniversary

Yes, it’s 50 years since the band’s second album, Strictly Personal, was released. It was October 1968 in the US and December 1968 in the UK.Read More

Strictly Personal Actetate

Strictly Personal Actetate

Ever since Don started complaining about the ‘bromo seltzer’ that had been added to the Strictly Personal album fans have wondered what it would have soundedRead More

Strictly Personal – reviews and ads in IT 1968

Strictly Personal – reviews and ads in IT 1968

IT #41, 4 – 17 October 1968 From John Peel’s ‘Perfumed Garden’ column in the legendary sixties ‘hippy’ newspaper IT (International Times). This review of StrictlyRead More

Strictly Personal – the inner sleeve

Strictly Personal – the inner sleeve

The front cover of Strictly Personal was, at the time, quite unusual although it didn’t really hint at the strangeness that lay within those vinyl grooves.Read More

Gary Marker on Strictly Personal

Gary Marker on Strictly Personal

The late Gary Marker, a jazz and session bassist at the time, was a close associate of Don Van Vliet during the 1960s. He produced someRead More

Jeff Cotton speaks …

Jeff Cotton speaks …

Yes, it’s true the legendary guitarist of the Magic Band and MU has finally broken his silence. Although for years Jeff Cotton has kept a lowRead More

High Black Shadows

Oil on Linen 46 x 38.5 inches / 117 x 98 cm    

Steve
14 Aug
No Tags
Trout Mask Replica – Third Man Records release 2018

Trout Mask Replica – Third Man Records release 2018

This release, Vault Package #36, by Jack White’s Third Man Records has caused a bit of a buzz amongst fans not least because of the wayRead More

Rockette Morton Art – Noodles and Doodles

Rockette Morton Art – Noodles and Doodles

Since his heart surgery Mark Boston aka Rockette Morton, bassist extraordinaire for the Magic Band, has had to take things a bit easier so he hasRead More

Popular topics:

1977 | 2017 | Alex Snouffer | Anton Corbijn | Art Tripp | Bat Chain Puller | BBC | Beat Club | Benjamin Horrendous | Big Eyed Beans From Venus | Bill Harkleroad | Bluejeans and Moonbeams | Bongo Fury | Byron Coley | Captain Beefheart The Biography | China Pig | Clear Spot | Collaborations | Covers | Creem Magazine | Dave Dimartino | Death | Denny Walley | Derek Laskie | Doc At The Radar Station | Don Aldridge | Down Beat | Elaine Shepherd | Encounters in the wild | Eugene Chadbourne | Exhibitions | Frank Zappa | Gary Lucas | Gary Marker | Graham Johnston | Grow Fins | Henry Kaiser | Herb Bermann | Ice Cream For Crow | Interview | Jan Van Vliet | Jasper Leach | Jeff Cotton | Jimmy Carl Black | John French | John Lennon | John Peel | Knebworth | Knoedler and Co | Kristine McKenna | Legendary A&M Sessions | Lester Bangs | Lewis Taylor | Lick My Decals Off Baby | Los Angeles Times | Magic Band reunion | Mark Boston | Mascara Snake | Michael Eivaz | Michael Traylor | Michael Werner Gallery | Mike Barnes | Mirror Man | Mojo Magazine | New York Times | Nulsh | Orange Claw Hammer | Orange Claw Hammer (band) | Outtake | Pamela Des Barres | Phonograph Record Magazine | Retirement from music | Revenant | Rhino Handmade | Robert Palmer | Robyn Hitchcock | Rolling Stone | Ry Cooder | Safe As Milk | Samuel Andreyev | Shiny Beast | Sounds | Spotlight Kid | Steve Froy | Strictly Personal | Sugar 'N Spikes | Sundazed | The Artist Formerly Known As Captain Beefheart | The Dust Blows Forward | The Guardian | The Wire | Through The Eyes Of Magic | Tom Waits | Tragic Band | Tributes | Trout House | Trout Mask Replica | Unconditionally Guaranteed | Victor Hayden | Wha?
Captain Beefheart Radar Station - about us